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Infusion Nurse (Homecare), Full-Time

Company: Prompt Care Companies Inc
Location: Davenport
Posted on: February 10, 2024

Job Description:

Description:PromptCare is a leading provider of home respiratory and infusion services, serving pediatric and adult patients in 30+ states from 36 locations throughout the United States. Our Hi-Tech, Hi-Touch care offerings deliver superior patient care and outcomes making PromptCare a preferred partner for hospitals, physicians, and payors. PromptCare currently services 6,400+ respiratory patients, 2,500+ infusion patients, and 4,400+ enteral nutrition patients. We estimate that we are the largest provider of ventilation care to pediatric patients in the U.S. Our mission is to be the preferred choice for superior management of complex cases, providing unsurpassed clinical expertise, reliable service, and boundless compassion in transitioning patients to the home setting and reuniting them with their loved ones. Our Differentiation consists of an unrivaled team of respiratory therapists, nurses, dietitians, pharmacists, and other care professionals who provide highly sought-after expertise, advice, and patient care. We are the go-to provider in our markets among leading pediatric hospitals and care facilities to handle the most acute patient situations. PromptCare has an expansive payer network participation, supported by a robust billing & collections operation.PromptCare is looking for a Full-Time Infusion Nurse to join our team in Cedar Rapids, IA. This position will cover Cedar Rapids and the areas within a two-hour radius. Job SummaryJoin our compassionate homecare team as an Infusion Nurse, where you will play a pivotal role in delivering exceptional care to patients in the comfort of their homes. With your expertise in administering medications, managing intravenous lines, and monitoring patient responses, you will be a cornerstone in transforming the patient experience. Embrace the opportunity to provide one-on-one care, educate patients and their families, and ensure the highest quality of life for those under your care. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills, as well as a dedication to providing the highest quality of care. If you are a compassionate and dedicated Registered Home Infusion Nurse, we would love to have you join our team. On-call requirements are based on region and state. Requirements:

  • Must be a Registered Nurse in the state inquiring of employment and in good standing
  • Must have a valid driver's license and automobile insurance
  • Professional Liability Insurance
  • CPR Certification
  • Knowledge of PIV, Mid-Line, PICC Line, Tunneled Catheters, and Ports
  • At least 2 years' experience as a home infusion nurse, or equivalent experience working in another field-based home nursing organization, is required
  • ED experience preferred
  • Demonstrated proficiency in IV insertion, vascular access devices, and infusion pumps
  • Specific training and/or certification as a heart failure nurse is highly desirable
  • Strong pediatric peripheral IV skills preferred
  • Certified Nurse Infusionist (CRNI) preferred
  • Experience with the following IV therapies is a major advantage: inotropes, intravenous immunoglobulin, and Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)Job Responsibilities, included but not limited to:
    • Conducts initial nursing assessments and evaluations to qualify patients for appropriateness and safety of home infusion therapy, along with any other needed specialized nursing care
    • Trains patients and/or caregivers in all procedures and equipment
    • Develops and revises, when necessary, the patient's plan of care with the patient, family, Pharmacist, and physician
    • Visits all assigned patients as ordered, and documents patient's compliance, competence, and tolerance to benefits of prescribed therapy, interventions
    • Provides direct patient care as ordered and allowed by state law
    • Assumes on-call responsibility as assigned on a routine basis
    • Inventories patient supplies and informs pharmacy of patient's needs
    • Coordinates patient's care with other homecare agencies as necessary
    • Counsel patients on therapy management, side effects, and other pertinent issues relative to the patient's disease/condition and other concerns based on manufacturer guidelines and comorbidities
    • Collaborate with the Pharmacist for clinical recommendations for a change to therapy or other supportive measures to enhance the patient's response to therapy, as appropriate (infusion rate, pre-medications, supplies, etc.)
    • Plans daily events to be as efficient as possible with time management (e.g., minimizes travel time by planning routes ahead of time)
    • Submits professional nursing notes for each patient visit into our enterprise system immediately following each IV therapy session
    • Properly triage problems in the field in accordance with company standards and other verbal and written training policies
    • Maintains strong knowledge of PromptCare's Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and ensures that they are applied consistently
    • Maintains compliance to all applicable laws, regulations, and SOPs always
    • Conducts activities with a mindset of delivering white glove service to the patients and family members
    • Submits expense reports for travel at least once monthly and in a timely manner
    • Projects a positive attitude always with patients and family members and gets involved in PromptCare's employee activities
    • Per Diem/Part-time Registered Nurses are expected to make every attempt to provide nursing services for PC per request. This request may be made on short notice, but PC will make every effort to provide as much notice as possible
    • Hours may vary due to the nature of home infusion; weekend and evenings hours are required
    • Other duties as assignedPhysical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and listen. This position is highly active and requires standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, twisting, and climbing all day. The ability to see distinctions in colors and shapes is also required. Coordinate fine and gross motor movements and hand/eye movement. Manipulate small equipment and containers, such as syringes, vials, ampules, and medication packages, to administer medications. Coordinate fine and gross motor movements and hand/eye movement. Maintain balance from any position. Negotiate level surfaces, ramps, and stairs. Function with both hands free for performing psychomotor tasks. Maneuver in small areas. The employee must frequently lift and/or move 30 pounds or more.Benefits
      • Competitive Salary
      • Medical, Dental, Vision Package
      • 401(k) plan (discretionary)
      • Company Car Program
      • PTO - Vacation, Sick and Personal days, and paid holidays
      • Referral bonuses & Discount Ticket Program
      • Lunch & Learn Programs
      • Employee Recognition ProgramEqual Employment OpportunityThe PromptCare Companies is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, marital status, genetic disposition, disability, veteran's status or any other characteristic or classification protected by State/Federal/Local laws. We foster a work environment in which diversity and inclusion are embraced, people are hired and advanced on their merits, and employees are treated with mutual respect and dignity.PIcd4e37c66e06-31181-33748582

Keywords: Prompt Care Companies Inc, Davenport , Infusion Nurse (Homecare), Full-Time, Healthcare , Davenport, Iowa

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